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Republic Airways Holdings Dispatcher in Indianapolis, Indiana

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At Republic Airways, our mission is to provide a safe, clean and reliable flying experience. We believe this is best accomplished by focusing on our vision, “With the BEST people, products and performance, we will be America’s Regional Airline of choice.” Republic Airways, based in Indianapolis, operates a fleet of 188 Embraer 170/175 aircraft and offers scheduled passenger service with 900 daily flights to 100 cities in 35 U.S. states, Canada, the Caribbean and Central America. The airline provides fixed-fee flights operated under our major airline partner brands of American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express. Our 10 domiciles include CMH, DCA, EWR, IND, LGA, MCI, MIA, ORD, PHL and PIT. With more than 5,500 talented aviation professionals, Republic Airways is a great place to get your career off the runway!


Authorizes, regulates and controls airline flights according to government and Company regulations to expedite and ensure flight safety.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Monitors flight operations, individual flight planning, releases, aircraft routing, flight monitoring, weather and operation advisory service duties.

  • Records departure and arrival times of flights and keeps computer systems up to date.

  • Establishes and publishes to all stations the planned aircraft routing. Adjusts plan for maintenance issues, weather, airport closures or other issues.

  • Arranges for ferrying of flights as needed.

  • Provides weather information for flight crews. Updates the flight crew of significant changes to weather or flight plan and recommends flight plan alternates, such as changing course, altitude and, if required, en route landings in the interest of safety and economy.

  • Releases flight crews to operate flights on their scheduled block.

  • Coordinates with ground operations on any crew or aircraft changes.

  • Coordinates diversions with Airport Operations to ensure the best possible passenger convenience.

  • Records all non-routine incidents in the station log and completes appropriate forms and reports.

  • Initiates emergency procedures and notifications when necessary.

  • Coordinates with all appropriate parties any unscheduled operation of aircraft due to weather, airport closures, emergency situations, etc.

  • Provides coaching and on-the-job training as directed.

  • Adheres to recurrent training.

  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability necessary to perform this job.


High school diploma or equivalent.

Possess a valid Aircraft Dispatcher License.

Possess Microsoft Office skills.


Previous experience in Dispatching. Previous airline experience.


Able to pass an FAA required 10 year work history review and pass criminal background and fingerprint checks.

Possess and maintain a valid US passport or foreign passport.

Authorized by law to work in the United States and able to travel in and out of the United States.

Willing to submit to and pass FAA and Company mandated random drug and alcohol tests.

Must be 23 years of age or older.


Ability to read, analyze, interpret and understand technical procedures and governmental regulations,

sometimes quickly and under stressful or emergency situations. Able to effectively present information

to and respond to questions from management, crew, air traffic control, and internal associates. Able to

speak and be understood in English in person, on the phone and over a radio headset.


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only

limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral,

diagram, or schedule read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and

maintenance instructions. Must be able to remain calm, think and react quickly in all types

of emergency situations.


Makes day to day decisions used to support strategic direction. Decisions often require some thought and are somewhat structured. Decisions tend to be short term and usually moderate cost. Able to process information quickly and react in a positive manner during unexpected and/or serious situations. Capable of controlling personal and emotional responses and acting appropriately under high levels of stress.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Able to sit for prolonged periods.

  • Able to hear clearly verbal communications in person, on the telephone, and over a headset with ambient noise.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Able to work nights, evenings, weekends and holidays to support 24 hour operations.



Republic Airways is committed to providing qualified applicants and associates reasonable accommodation, when necessary, to enable the individuals to complete the application process and/or perform the essential functions of the job. An applicant and/or associate requiring reasonable accommodation to perform any essential job function, should contact Human Resources.

  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here at .

  • Selected candidate(s) for hire must complete the following prior to employment: a criminal history report, global screen, drug screen, employment credit report and if applicable, a driving record.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

At Republic Airways, our vision is to be America’s regional airline of choice, and our 6,000 associates work together each day to achieve that by providing a safe, clean and reliable flying experience. Whether the role is on the aircraft or in the office, every person at Republic contributes to our success and our family-oriented work environment.

Since our founding in 1974, we’ve grown to become the world’s largest operator of the Embraer 170/175 jet, flying more than 1000 flights daily for our partners, American Airline, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines. Beyond our operations, we’re focused on sharing our time, talents and treasures with our community—both locally and globally.

Join Republic Airways where you will find opportunities, reach new heights and be part of something bigger than yourself. Republic Airways, opportunity elevated.